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ERIC Number: ED478027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Apr
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Student Financial Aid: 2001-02 Update. Informational Memorandum.
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.
This memorandum provides information about students granted financial aid in the University of Wisconsin (UW) system in 2001-2002 and earlier years. The total financial aid provided to UW students was $550.0 million, up $52.2 million from 2000-2001. Total loan dollars for UW students totaled $371.2 million, up $30.9 million from 2000-2001. UW students received $166.7 million in 2002-2002, an increase of $20.4 million from 2000-2001. Of the financial aid, 81% came from federal sources, and 7% from state sources. Institutional sources provided 6% of financial aid. In all, 88,594 students received financial aid, an increase of 4,377 students. The percentage of undergraduate students receiving financial aid, 58%, was up 2 percentage points from 2000-2001. Thirty-nine percent of graduate students received financial aid in the 2001-2002 academic year, an increase of 3 percentage points from the previous year. As in the previous year, 66% of students receiving financial aid were dependent students; 26% were independent. The average loan debt of a Wisconsin resident who received a Bachelor's degree in 2001-2002 was $16,046. Six appendixes contain supplemental data. (Contains 17 tables.) (SLD)
University of Wisconsin System, Office of Policy Analysis and Research, 1534 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-262-6441. For full text:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison. Office of Policy Analysis and Research.